York Minster Gothic Cathedral in York, United Kingdom. Situated in the heart of the city, York Minster is the largest Gothic Cathedral in northern Europe. As is the way with many christian buildings, it was built in the shape of a cross, and faces East, towards Jerusalem. The name "Minster" is derived from the Latin Monastarium, which means "Place of Learning
York needs little introduction. This compact and historic city is a real jewel in the crown of Yorkshire’s many tourist attractions. Take a wander around the crooked, cobbled streets and marvel at the history surrounding you. There is so much to see and do here, but any visit to York wouldn’t be complete without a Fat Rascal at Betty’s Tea-rooms and a visit to the York Minster.
York Minster is a Gothic cathedral in York, England and is one of the largest of its kind in Northern Europe alongside Cologne Cathedral. The formal title of York Minster is The Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of St Peter in York.